During a 34-year career, Whittaker has held senior management and board roles at Atari, MGM and EA and her portfolio includes mega-hits GoldenEye 007, Alien vs. Predator and The Sims.
The RSPB has chosen a software solution produced by Manchester’s Maginus to us across all of its business, from warehouse to stores.
Jalal Kamani, 57, who is the brother of joint boss Mahmud Kamani, 53, sold 7.7m shares at around 191.2p each, according to filings.
Ahead of the opening of The Factory, Manchester International Festival has appointed a chief operating officer.
Chester-born Matt Hancock has been appointed as the new Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in the government reshuffle.
Leeds-based XR Games has received a $2.6m seed investment from Australian venture capital firm Global Merces.
Business confidence in the North West has risen to its highest level since the EU Referendum and is significantly better than the national average, according to the latest Business in Britain report from Lloyds Bank.
Sheffield live data firm WANdisco has announced a record contract worth $4.32 million (£3.18m) in royalties with an unnamed client.
We asked a variety of senior figures from across our industry to give their thoughts on what the next big thing in their sector will be.
Dave Coplin, founder of The Envisioners, was keynote speaker at the Children's Global Media Summit in Manchester and has written a diary from the three-day event for us.